Instructor of Chemistry

Jackson State University
June 12, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number F00337P

Position Title Instructor of Chemistry Department Chemistry, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences FLSA Salary Not listed. Grant Funded No Location Main Campus Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty Number of Vacancies 1 Desired start date 08/01/2023 Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Physics on August 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will serve as a CPAS teaching faculty member in freshman and sophomore level Chemistry courses, including General Chemistry, Introduction to Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry I & II. Other responsibilities include participating in course-related, faculty-led drill sessions; guiding and mentoring underprepared students toward JSU resources that can support courses success; and assisting departmental Chemistry program recruitment efforts by participating in local school and community outreach events.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required, and strong candidates will also contribute a commitment to inclusive, evidence-based STEM teaching, learning and assessment approaches, a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and a willingness to collaborate with other program faculty in guiding and mentoring students. We welcome applications from women and underrepresented minority candidates.


Minimum Required Education

Must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry, with the degree in hand by start date

Minimum Required Experience

Must have evidence of outstanding teaching ability.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications



Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Academic experience working on a university campus with a culturally diverse student and faculty population
  • Proven commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and willingness to contribute to the College's strategic plan of inclusion
  • Demonstrated success mentoring students of color
  • Successful teaching experience in higher education including the use of inclusive, active-learning-based pedagogics
  • Skills and Abilities

    Must demonstrate commitment to inclusive pedagogy and teaching excellence

    Must have effective oral and written communication skills Must be able to teach Organic Chemistry courses

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to applying expertise in Chemistry and STEM Education services to students through:

  • Preparing course plans and materials
  • Monitoring attendance
  • Delivering courses and labs
  • Leading course-related drill session
  • Monitoring student progress
  • Communicating progress and/or concerns with stu
  • Mentoring students
  • Advising students
  • Recording grades and submitting reports
  • Posting Detail Information

    EEO Statement

    Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Background Check Statement

    Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

    Open Date 05/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • G.E.D.
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Specialist degree
  • Ph.D.
  • Juris Doctorate
  • None of the above
  • Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Can you, if hired, provide documents to show your eligibility to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
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